Research Integrity: Social and Behavioural Sciences

01 Jan
Online Course

The course includes video clips and interactive exercises and covers:


  • Good research practice – the principles of responsible research
  • Principles versus practice
  • Professionalism and mentoring.


  • Planning your research
  • Ethical considerations and approvals required
  • Managing and protecting interests
  • Workplace safety


  • Research records and data
  • Collaboration and the research environment
  • Data interpretation, management and presentation


  • Research communication and scholarly publishing
  • Plagiarism
  • Authorship and publication
  • Peer review

Responsibilities to society

  • Responsibility to society and advocacy

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand and explain the key responsibilities you have as a researcher
  • Identify the challenges you could face in meeting these responsibilities
  • Be aware of strategies for dealing with pressures and difficult situations
Course Type
Research and Leadership Management
Intended Audience
Doctoral Students
Year 1 DPhil
Year 2 DPhil
Year 3+ DPhil
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers